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Teacher of Physics

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Full Time

To start September 2024

Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, located in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career aspirations of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment 

Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in November 2022 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country. 

“Top performing local school again, based on an aggregation of the five key accountability measures…”    The Times

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified NQTS as well as experienced, committed teachers to join a large and highly successful department.  Graveney is an oversubscribed, co-educational school.

Sciences are very popular at Graveney and consequently we have many students who continue studying science to A-level. There are currently over 130 students studying A-level Physics, consequently you will be expected to teach at all key stages.

We have high expectations of our students with many aspiring to study Sciences at university including Oxbridge applications. At Key Stage 4, most students study separate sciences and staff usually teach only within their subject specialism.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for an inspiring subject teachers to work in a supportive and energetic team. The successful candidate will need to have excellent subject knowledge, be an outstanding teacher who is keen to develop their practice and bring continued success to our students.

The school welcomes applications from NQTs and offers a very supportive induction programme. 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Alternatively, they can be found at

Electronic applications should be returned to

Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received and the Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time.

Closing date: 24 May 2024 (at noon)

Interview Dates: Week commencing 03 June 2024 

Graveney Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the well-being and safety of staff and students. All our employees, volunteers and contractors share this commitment and we will carry out Enhanced DBS checks for all appointments as well ensuring that our rigorous pre-recruitment checks are strictly adhered to.

We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity creating an environment where the rights and dignity of all members of our community are respected. We promote a culture that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Strictly no agencies please.

Graveney School

(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)

Welham Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9BU

Tel: 020 8682 7000


Principal: Cynthia Rickman

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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